SJ Reads: The Merry Spinster: Tales of Everyday Horror

I love fairy tales (surprise, I know). I don’t always love new interpretations, but sometimes they’re done so well, you just have to applaud.   The Merry Spinster: Tales of Everyday HorrorĀ is a superb collection of reworked fairy tales. Overall, it’s a short read, which is nice. These stories preserve the narrative structure we associate … More SJ Reads: The Merry Spinster: Tales of Everyday Horror

SJ Reads: Hester

Time to round out the month with another nostalgic Halloween read! This week’s pick will be one of my favorites from when I was a kidlet, and likely one that only people who date back to bronze age (like me) will remember. I give you: Hester.     Hester is an alligator who’s getting ready … More SJ Reads: Hester